Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Microbiology at Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru, has state of the art Diagnostic & Research laboratories. Research being an integral part of Microbiology, the department is active in research projects by its staff and students. Some of the priority areas of research include: Detection of bacterial & fungal infections, Detection of drug resistance & biofilms in medically important bacteria & fungi, Molecular detection of virulence & drug resistance genes, Surveillance of hospital acquired infections and Infection control. Department has received grants from Indian government and foreign agencies. Highly competent and dedicated faculty in the department encourage undergraduate and post graduate students to undertake ICMR funded research projects and publish the outcome in indexed journals and presented at various State, National and International conferences. Besides this, the department also assists other departments and colleges in their research activities.

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India Medicine & Life Sciences
Anti-Bacterial Agents Medicine & Life Sciences
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Medicine & Life Sciences
Biofilms Medicine & Life Sciences
Tertiary Healthcare Medicine & Life Sciences
Tertiary Care Centers Medicine & Life Sciences
Staphylococcus aureus Medicine & Life Sciences
Microbial Sensitivity Tests Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1979 2019

Open Access
Enterococcus
Biofilms
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Membrane Proteins
Drug Resistance

Comparative evaluation of plaque inhibitory and antimicrobial efficacy of probiotic and chlorhexidine oral rinses in orthodontic patients: A randomized clinical trial

Shah, S. S., Nambiar, S., Kamath, D., Suman, E., Unnikrishnan, B., Desai, A., Mahajan, S. & Dhawan, K. K., 01-01-2019, In : International Journal of Dentistry. 2019, 1964158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chlorhexidine
Probiotics
Orthodontics
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mouthwashes
Glass Ionomer Cements
Potassium Iodide
carbopol 940
rhodamine B
Streptococcus mutans